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Wisden India Almanack 2018

Author : Suresh Menon
ISBN : 9789386432797
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Wisden India Almanack, now in it's sixth edition pays homage to India's women cricketers, who over the past couple of years have been among the most talked-about, the most keenly followed and the most vociferously encouraged in the country. Starting with Menon and including Karunya Keshav, Sharda Ugra, Lawrence Booth, Aakash Chopra, Amrit Mathur, Simon Barnes, Ian Chappell, Shehan Karunatilaka, Bhagwat Chandrasekhar, Erapalli Prasanna, Samanth Subramanian and many more, the discerning reader has plenty to read and savour over 800 pages.

Wisden India Almanack 2017

Author : Suresh Menon
ISBN : 9789385936500
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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The fifth edition of Wisden India Almanack has essays from the best writers, and those from other fields who are passionate about the sport, like the CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella. The coverage of domestic cricket is both extensive and original. The Almanack is actually four books in one: a volume of essays, a book of records, an annual of matches played, and a miscellany of unusual occurrences, all of which make for a great read. It is a treat for the cricket fanatic, and for those interested in fine writing and intriguing stories.

Wisden India Almanack 2019 20

Author : Suresh Menon
ISBN : 9789387457850
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The World Cup returned to England after 20 years; the Almanack tells the story of the tournament and pays a tribute to the winners. What did it take to win? Writers include Sir Viv Richards, Ian Chappell, Yuvraj Singh. Mike Brearley discusses India's reaction to the new and untested, and finds a pattern there. British actor and director Harry Burton recalls his playing days with Nobel Laureate and cricket fan Harold Pinter. Former CBI chief R K Raghavan details the match fixing saga that nearly brought Indian cricket to its knees while Nandan Kamat seeks a law against fixing. Gulu Ezekiel details the collector's life, and what makes it special. Andreas Campomar writes about a commemorative game in Argentina, where cricket has been played for 150 years. Writers include the world's finest, Gideon Haigh, Rahul Bhattacharya, Geoff Lemon, Andrew Fernando, Sidhartha Monga, Sandeep Dwivedi, Neil Manthorp, Peter Lalor, Tim Wigmore. Unmukt Chand describes his struggles while Karunya Keshav and Snehal Pradhan capture the drama and the possibilities in women's cricket around the world. The quality of the writing remains consistently high while there are surprises and breath-taking material galore. The Six Cricketers of the Year and the Personality of the Year take their place among the other Wisden India Almanack staples: obituaries, book reviews, chronicles and the editor's notes. Mumbai's dramatic IPL win and the tournament details and commentary give the season at a glance. Who are the some of the country's best-known club cricketers, those who played for years and became local celebrities but seldom went on to bigger things? Wisden India Almanack tells their story. The international season, the domestic season complete with the details of the first class and other matches and records from the lower levels to the international, have been meticulously collected in this, the most respected annual cricket reference manual.

Wisden Cricketers Almanack 2018

Author : Lawrence Booth
ISBN : 147295355X
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*Large format edition*In this 155th edition of the Almanack, we celebrate England�s spectacular win over India in the Women's Cricket World Cup. Anya Shrubsole helped to make history at Lord�s and now she becomes the first woman to feature on the front cover of the Almanack.Among the feature articles, Simon Wilde reflects on the passage to England's 1,000th Test, Harry Pearson celebrates 50 years of overseas players in the county game, and Tanya Aldred examines sexism in cricket. Mike Selvey looks at the psychology of the new-ball partnership, while Zafar Ansari explains why he gave it all up at the age of 25. Gideon Haigh has fun with cricketers and their mannerisms, and Andy Zaltzman hails James Anderson's ascent to 500 Test [email protected]

The Shorter Wisden 2019

Author : Lawrence Booth
ISBN : 9781472963871
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The Shorter Wisden is a compelling distillation of what's best in its bigger brother – and the 2019 edition of Wisden is crammed, as ever, with the best writing in the game. Wisden's digital version includes the influential Notes by the Editor, full coverage of the Pakistan and India tours of England in 2018, and all the front-of-book articles, among which Wisden celebrates the end of Alastair Cook's career, and looks back 100 years to cricket's first post-war season. In an age of snap judgments, Wisden's authority and integrity are more important than ever. Yet again this year's edition is truly a “must-have” for every cricket fan. In essence, The Shorter Wisden is a glass of the finest champagne rather than the whole bottle. @WisdenAlmanack

Current Affairs Semi Annual Edition 2018s1 January 2018 To June 2018

Author : Sridharan
Genre : Reference
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If you are appearing for any Government Recruitment Exam, it is important that you are familiar with the happenings around the world. Current Affairs is an important part of your syllabus apart from English, Quantitative Aptitude or Logical Reasoning! Thus, we bring you the Important General Awareness in Google Play. This book covers a wide range of topics like current issues – national as well as international affairs in the diverse areas of Polity, Economy, Environment and Wildlife, Defence, Science & Technology, etc. which are of immense significance from examination point of view. The book is designed to address the needs of Civil Services, State Services, SSC, Engineering Services and any other competitive examinations.

Civil Engineering Coal India Management Trainee Tier I Ii Exam 2020 Guide

Author : Disha Experts
ISBN : 9789389645545
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The Standard Bearers

ISBN : 1925642933
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The Standard Bearers collects some of Gideon Haighs previously published writings over the course of 2018-19, mainly for The Australian, as well as for The Times, Wisden Cricketers Almanack and Wisden India. Its a real-time record where youll read how Gideon narrowly favoured Australia cominginto the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, in addition to getting one or two things right. Its also a study of writings daily struggles, of finding something fresh to say, a new angle, a different perspective, a challenge that Gideon continues to enjoy rising to. The mood was one of introspection in Australian cricket, and at Cricket Australia, as a new season commenced, certain only in its dimensions: eight Tests, eleven one-day internationals and ten T20 internationals at home and abroad. Otherwise, everything was up for grabs, still, many months after the crisis of Cape Town, and the suspensions imposed on ball tampering conspirators Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft. At best, 2018-19 was going to be a two steps forward and one back sort of season.

Notes By The Editors

Author : Jonathan Rice
ISBN : 1472975634
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A selection from Wisden's Notes By The Editor--the forthright opinions that changed cricket, its laws, its players and its history. "The Editor of Wisden is an important personage. It is he who decides the policy of the Cricketers' Bible and cricketers the world over look to him to give a lead on all controversial problems. His is, therefore, no easy task, but Wisden has been fortunate in its editors." That was written in 1933, and it is still true. The heart of the Almanack is the section entitled Notes By The Editor. The editor's opinions can change careers, laws--indeed every part of the game. This anthology is a brief dip into the half a million words or so that make up the annual Notes as the editors take a view of what really matters--the spirit in which cricket is played and how to keep it relevant and popular. And, of course, the weather. Throughout the Notes the Editors retain their sense of optimism and fervent love of the game, even when dealing with difficult issues such as bodyline or match-fixing, and they express their views succinctly and stylishly. As John Woodcock wrote in 1983, 'the game is never quite the same from one season to the next' and nor, indeed, are the Notes. However, as this anthology shows, the Notes are always stimulating and firmly expressed, providing an important insight into the cricket of the day.

Steve Smith S Men

Author : Geoff Lemon
ISBN : 1743795092
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He was top of the world, with numbers bettered only by Don Bradman - then captain Steve Smith led his Australian team into a cheating scandal that stunned cricket. Media exploded and million-dollar contracts were torn up. Australia's prime minister expressed the public anger and disappointment: 'Our cricketers are role models, and cricket is synonymous with fair play.' But there was more to the story than the actions of a few young men. A tangle of personality, politics and culture had led them to this point. Geoff Lemon witnessed that story from commentary boxes and press conferences, and was there in South Africa for its final act. This is a frank, fearless and often humorous account of the path from Ashes high to Cape Town low, from someone who watched it all unfold.

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